According to TxDOT, a contractor working on the Ship Channel Bridge lost his footing and slipped. He has personal protective gear on that kept him from falling all the way down.
TxDOT confirmed contractor wkng @ Ship Channel Bridge lost footing & slipped; he had Personal Protective Equip on. We are glad he is safe.— TxDOT- HOU District (@TxDOTHoustonPIO) October 7, 2015
Around 4:50pm, the worker was pulled to safety. He appeared to be conscious.
A portion of the freeway was shut down for the rescue, but has since reopened.
Great work @cohoustonfire for rescuing the construction worker on the ship channel and bringing him to safety!— HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) October 7, 2015
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